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More than 200 demonstrators gathered on Thursday to denounce the shooting in a protest organized by the Black Lives Matter movement.
The LAPD chief even recommended the former officer be prosecuted.
Justine Damond had called police about a possible sexual assault near her house and approached the police after their arrival when she was fatally shot.
Tweet from Jones family attorney: “If #LyndoJones shot an off duty cop multiple times in the back, there would be no BREAKING NEWS about him being fired from his job while the @Dallas_DA awaits a decision from the GJ. He would’ve been arrested & charged (if he survived the arrest). #equalprotection #waronbadcops.”
“Lyndo Jones is a hard-working father of two young daughters who was profiled by a stranger and shot by Officer Wiley for no reason at all,” an attorney for the victim said.
St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson said that “the vast majority of protesters are nonviolent” as demonstrations continued throughout the weekend.
Police chief Janee Harteau resigned on Friday at the request of the city's mayor, who said she and the community lost confidence in Harteau following the fatal shooting.
Hugh Barry was arrested on charges of murder in the first degree, manslaughter in the first and second degrees and criminally negligent homicide.
Dallas County prosecutors have charged Roy Oliver with murder in the shooting of Edwards, who was unarmed at the time of his death.
Both Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and former county prosecutor Tim McGinty previously blamed the toy gun, in part, for the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.
Cleveland Police Department officer Frank Garmback, in a video of a police interview following the shooting of the African American child, became emotional several times.
Previously unseen footage questions whether Brown robbed a convenience store before his fatal shooting.
The former officer called 911 after he had already fired the shots that killed 31-year-old Corey Jones, new evidence reveals.
Bystander video clearly shows Michael Slager shoot an unarmed Scott in the back from a distance as he ran away from him.
The former officer, Ray Tensing, alleged he was in fear for his life when he shot Samuel DuBose in the head in 2015, but a forensic video analyst rejected this idea. A Hamilton County prosecutor called Tensing's version of events false.
Larry "Sincere" Bouie's family and BLM activists are seeking answers in yet another police shooting of an unarmed Black man.
Officer Michael Slager shot Walter Scott, 50, in South Carolina in April 2015. Slager has been charged with murder.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said the use of deadly force was not warranted in a mentally ill Black woman's fatal shooting by an officer.
Stephen Rankin shot and killed 18-year-old William Chapman II, who was unarmed, in April 2015.
Protests continued in Charlotte as demonstrators call on police to release the full video, rather than just portions, showing Keith Scott's death.
Keith Lamont Scott, 43, was shot by a police officer in North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon.
Officers who gave reports conflicting with video footage of the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald are being investigated.
Video footage was released Friday — but the officer who fired the fatal shots had their body cam off. Chicago police superintendent says officers involved may have violated department policy.
The 74-year-old volunteer lacked proper training and was a financial supporter and close friend of former sheriff, who was forced to resign.